Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Why are we overeating?

With the festive season upon us, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) looks at why we over-indulge.

Opinion: Mark Jones – ‘Do you speak-a-my language?’

Dr Mark Jones reflects on the requirements for nurses to be proficient in English in our ‘land down under’

Opinion: Jenesa Jeram – Super model needs a facelift

New Zealand Initiative Research Fellow Jenesa Jeram says we need to look carefully at our pension scheme.

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – the importance of dermoscopy

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) discusses the advantages and importance of dermoscopy.

Opinion: Monina Hernandez – Migrant nurses can help solve Kiwi nursing shortage

Monina Hernandez, the president of the Filipino Nurses Association of New Zealand, argues that granting longer migrant nurse visas to Filipino nurses can help solve the nursing shortage.

Opinion: Murray Barclay – DHBs need more hospital specialists urgently

Professor Murray Barclay shares a recent experience of being an on-call hospital specialist with its many frustrating delays due to sluggish laptops, multiple e-health systems and short-staffing.

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – the burgeoning field of quantum medicine

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) sparks discussion on a controversial field of medicine.

Opinion: Iain Rabbitts – Improving our drinking water supplies is taking too long

It should not be taking so long to improve our water supplies, argues Iain Rabbitts.

Response: Richard Whitney – Private sector not to blame for workforce issues

President of the Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA), Richard Whitney, argues that workforce issues affect both public and private sectors.

Opinion: Mark Jones – Tudor Hart and health care inequities revisited

Dr Mark Jones reflects on another case of the people most in need of good health care being the least likely to get it. And argues Whānau Ora could be the way to overcome this.



Sponsored: Hydration – Why is it so important for older people?

A closer look at the risks of dehydration – particularly for older people – and what can be done to reduce these risks.